thryonomyid

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adjective

thry·​on·​o·​my·​id
thrī¦änə¦mīə̇d
: of or relating to the genus Thryonomys or to the family Thryonomyidae

thryonomyid

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noun

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plural -s
: a thryonomyid rodent

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

New Latin Thryonomyidae, family of rodents, from Thryonomys, type genus + -idae

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“Thryonomyid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thryonomyid. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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